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Braemar Village, Clunie Bank Road, Clunie Bank

A Category C Listed Building in Aboyne, Upper Deeside and Donside, Aberdeenshire

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Latitude: 57.0051 / 57°0'18"N

Longitude: -3.4001 / 3°24'0"W

OS Eastings: 315056

OS Northings: 791313

OS Grid: NO150913

Mapcode National: GBR W0.DQ53

Mapcode Global: WH6MG.R624

Entry Name: Braemar Village, Clunie Bank Road, Clunie Bank

Listing Date: 25 November 1980

Category: C

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 337807

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB6274

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Crathie and Braemar

County: Aberdeenshire

Electoral Ward: Aboyne, Upper Deeside and Donside

Parish: Crathie And Braemar

Traditional County: Aberdeenshire

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Early 19th century, altered and extended later 19th century. Single storey and attic, T-plan house. Squared and coursed rubble. Symmetrical E (principal) elevation comprising very advanced gable front with two windows to ground floor and Venetian window above, flanking recessed single bays to either side. Doors to re-entrant angles with rectangular traceried fan lights. Tripartite wallhead dormers.

Predominantly 12-pane timber sash and case windows, 9-pane tripartite dormers with side lights. Grey slate. Battered stack with cavetto cornice and straight skews to E elevation, original coped gable stacks to N and S.

INTERIOR: admission not possible at time of visit (November 2005).

Statement of Interest

Clunie Bank is one of the larger houses in Braemar is notable for its use of classical detailing. It has the only example of a Venetian window in the village. Constructed using traditional local materials, particularly granite but also slate and timber, Clunie Bank retains its external appearance without significant alteration, and the footprint of the building remains unchanged since the 2nd Edition OS.

According to a former owner Clunie Bank was built by her great-uncle, Mr Stewart, in the early 19th century. This Mr Stewart was also the father of James Stewart, a Catholic Priest of the parish of Braemar, who lived in the house in the later nineteenth century.

Change of category from B to C(S), (2006).

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